Quantcast

Latest Fiji Stories

2014-08-20 08:21:17

NADI, Fiji, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Managing Director and CEO of Fiji Airways, Stefan Pichler, is the new Chair of Tourism Fiji, the organization that presides over the fortunes of the local industry and markets the country as a holiday destination. Pichler's appointment - for a term of three years - was announced by the Attorney General and Minister for Tourism, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, who said it signaled an exciting new era for the tourism industry and the Fijian economy as...

2014-08-04 23:00:56

Complimentary Airfare, Accommodation Upgrade and a $500 Spa Credit Turtle Island, Fiji (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Turtle Island, Fiji, one of the world’s most romantic private island retreats, is offering couples the perfect incentive to escape to paradise for a romantic getaway with a BOGO airfare deal and a free accommodation upgrade, plus a spa credit of $500! For a savings of almost 30%, this exclusive offer must be booked by August 31st, 2014. This amazing, all-inclusive offer from...

2014-07-17 16:20:35

Best Half Year Operating Result in National Carrier's History NADI, Fiji, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiji Airways Group today reported its unaudited interim results for the first half of 2014, announcing a massive increase in operating profits to the corresponding period last year. The Group, legally known as Air Pacific Limited, comprises of Fiji Airways (Fiji's National Airline), its subsidiary Fiji Link and a 38.75% stake in the Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa on Denarau Island....

2014-07-15 16:20:40

Featuring Luxurious, Small-Ship Voyages to Exotic South Seas Destinations BELLEVUE, Wash., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana, debuts its 2015 Tahiti, French Polynesia, Fiji & the South Pacific brochure. The 68-page brochure showcases a variety of dream cruises in exotic destinations...

2014-06-19 08:23:11

Region's leading nation calls for renewed global effort to reduce carbon emissions NADI, Fiji, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiji has appealed to developed nations not to behave selfishly over the catastrophic prospect facing Small Island Developing States because of climate change. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140619/119457 The Fijian Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, called for a renewed global commitment to reduce carbon emissions at the second summit of the Pacific...

2014-04-16 12:21:04

LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiji Airways and Etihad Airways, the national airlines of Fiji and the United Arab Emirates, respectively, announced today a new and far reaching interline agreement between the two carriers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140110/LA44052LOGO This agreement will allow reciprocal sales from and to 12 cities in Europe, 17 cities in the Middle East, five cities in Africa, five cities in North America, 29 cities in Asia and three cities...

2014-04-09 08:34:01

IBM to manage Coca-Cola Amatil's mission-critical SAP infrastructure in the cloud, servicing the company's South Pacific operation. SYDNEY, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has signed a five-year multimillion dollar cloud agreement with Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA). The cloud project will streamline CCA's operations and processes across the South Pacific region and is expected to drive significant operational costs out of the business....

2014-02-11 20:21:34

"You will not be refugees," says Fijian President during state visit. SUVA, Fiji, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fiji will ensure that the people of Kiribati have a home if their country is submerged by the rising sea level as a result of climate change, said the President of the Republic of Fiji, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau. The president made the announcement during his state visit to Kiribati this week, confirming the suggestion made recently by Fiji's Prime Minister, Voreqe...

2014-02-04 12:20:25

LONDON, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Austravel, the leading Australasia specialist, is offering great value holidays with Manchester departures. Escape 'Down Under' and beyond with Austravel's great Manchester departures. Austravel, the leading Australasia specialist, is offering customers great value holidays to Australasia with departures from Manchester airport. Visit destinations such as iconic Sydney, the paradise islands of Fiji and the breathtaking...

2014-01-10 12:21:24

NADI, Fiji, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiji Airways announced details from its five-year strategic plan approved by the airline's board in mid-December 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140110/LA44052LOGO) Developed through input from customers, employers, and stakeholders, the plan includes three focus areas: (1) growing the number of aircrafts and available seats, (2) increasing operating profits and passenger numbers, and (3) expanding the airline's route...


Latest Fiji Reference Libraries

Fiji Tree Frog, Platymantis vitiensis
2013-07-19 15:06:54

Fiji Tree Frog (Platymantis vitiensis) is a species of frog belonging to the Ranidae family. It is one of two native frogs in Fiji, the other being the closely related Fiji Ground Frog, Platymantis vitianus. It is the only true frog to go through direct development in the egg, without a larval stage. The Fiji Tree Frog flourishes in tropical or subtropical moist lowland forests, rivers, pastureland, plantations, rural gardens, and secondary regrowth forest habitats, on the largest islands...

Fiji Ground Frog, Platymantis vitianus
2013-07-19 11:44:25

The Fiji Ground Frog (Platymantis vitianus) known also as the Fijian Ground Frog, is a species of frog belonging to the Ranidae family. It is native to Fiji. This frog is located on four larger islands and a small island. The species maintains populations throughout the forested portions of these islands. Its natural habitats include tropical or subtropical moist lowland forests, plantations, rural gardens, and secondary/regrowth forest. It can be found in grassland also, along...

Pajama Cardinalfish, Sphaeramia nematoptera
2009-06-19 12:35:41

The Pajama Cardinalfish (Sphaeramia nematoptera) is a fish that belongs to the Apogonidae family. These fish are a popular aquarium fish. The Pajama Cardinalfish can grow to be a length of 3 inches. The fish has red eyes and broad, dark, vertical "waistband" that is sprinkled with red spots that leads toward the tail. This fish has low vulnerability. Pajama Cardinalfish circulate throughout much of the West Pacific, from Jave to Fiji and from south of the Ryukyu Islands to the Great...

0_140946e5fa12b82a6b8d538c4e116b2a
2007-04-18 14:19:30

The Fiji Banded Iguana, Brachylophus fasciatus, is found in Fiji, Tonga and other pacific islands. It is believed to have evolved from the Green Iguana from the Americas. Male banded iguanas are emerald green with light bluish bands. Females are solid green with occasional spots. Both have red-orange eyes and yellow nostrils. It is endangered due to habitat loss and the introduction of predators.

39_838445a26c6a064c8ed35b35f38bc7f9
2007-02-21 18:17:03

The Titan triggerfish, Balistoides viridescens, is the largest of the triggerfish species and can grow up to 2.46 ft (75 cm) in length. Their range includes reef areas in the Indo-Pacific region, including Australia, Fiji, Thailand, Indonesia and the Maldives. The fish is not a pelagic species and generally lives in the flat areas of the reef. Characteristics Titan triggerfish are the workers of the reef and often surrounded by other fish feeding from the leftovers. Titan triggerfish...

More Articles (5 articles) »
Word of the Day
pungle
  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
This word comes from the Spanish 'pongale,' put it.
Related